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Matt Yost

Matt Yost

Plants, Soils and Climate

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 325
IconPhone: (435) 764-1456
IconEmail: matt.yost@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Applied Plant Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2013
MS, Applied Plant Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2011
BS, Agribusiness, Science and Technology, Brigham Young University Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho, 2009

Emphasis

Sustainable agriculture, water conservation in agricultural systems, soil health, effects of climate change to agriculture

Biography

Dr. Yost's research focuses on developing land management practices that promote resiliency to weather variation and changing climate. Such practices include precision management and conservation of water and other agricultural inputs, improving soil health, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and using climate scenarios and projections as decision aids for managing climate risk.